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Boat America Course
November 29, 2022 @ 1800: - December 1, 2022 @ 2100: PST
New Boaters, ready to take a class?
The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary is presenting the Boat America Course November 29th through December 1st, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at the Kingston Cove Yacht Club. 3 Class Nights, three hours each night, total of 8 hours.
Boat America is a boating certificate class that offers an in-depth and interesting boating safety course, and provides the knowledge needed to obtain a boating certificate.
Some insurance companies will also offer discounts on boating insurance to boaters who successfully complete this course.
• Introduction to Boating – Types of power boats, boating vocabulary, sailboats, paddle boats, powering boats, and engine types.
• Boating Law – Boat registration, regulations, hull identification numbers, required safety equipment, Federal boating law, state boating law, and reporting accidents.
• Safety Equipment – Life jackets, fire extinguishers, sound-producing devices, visual distress signals, anchors, and other safety equipment.
• Safe Operation and Navigation – Buoys and beacons, aids to navigation, navigation rules, docking, and the dangers of alcohol on the water.
• Boating Emergencies – Hypothermia, boating accidents, man overboard, capsizing, emergency radio calls, carbon monoxide dangers, and weather.
• Trailering – Types of trailers, lights, hitches, towing a trailer.
• Sports and Boating – Water-skiing, hunting and hunting gear, PWC operation, and other boating tips.
The Course fee is $40.00 and you may reserve your seat by contacting the following:
Gene Fusch firstname.lastname@example.org